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Re: add soundex difference function to

From: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
To: Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: add soundex difference function to
Date: 2005-01-25 07:38:12
Message-ID: 1106638692.9525.9.camel@localhost.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 2005-01-25 at 02:26 -0500, Kris Jurka wrote:
> Yes, it should, and even more importantly strict because it crashes when
> called with null inputs.  I copied this off the adjacent entry without
> thinking about it.  So currently SELECT text_soundex(NULL); crashes the
> server.

Ah, good catch. I remember checking all the builtin functions for
crashes on NULL input; it would be worth doing the same for contrib/.

Barring any objections, I'll apply the full patch to HEAD and the crash
fix to REL8_0_STABLE and REL7_4_STABLE tomorrow.

-Neil



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